Re: Backporting 2.4.23 kernel packages
Andrew Pollock <email@example.com> writes:
> On Fri, Dec 05, 2003 at 05:59:40PM +1100, Russell Coker wrote:
> > On Fri, 5 Dec 2003 16:41, Andrew Pollock <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > So, I was wondering how to go about taking the source package for
> > > 2.4.23-686 (and the SMP version) and backport them to stable?
> > Why not just use a machine running unstable to do the compile?
> > I use unstable machines to compile all my kernels, they install and run fine
> > on woody systems.
> I presume I can lower the dependencies on things like modutils and whatnot
> down to the versions that are in stable with no ill-effects?
No. The manually added versioned depends are there for a reason.